Dr. Eric M. Thorn, MD

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Dr. Eric M. Thorn, MD

Cardiology | Male

Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group- Cardiology 1625 N George Mason Dr Ste 354, Arlington, VA 22205 Get Directions
(703) 717-7780

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Dr. Thorn is a non-invasive cardiologist with an interest in prevention, wellness, and weight loss. Real food based nutrition, physical...   Read More

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  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Dr. Thorn accepts 14 insurance carriers

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      14 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • Alliance Health Care
      • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • AvMed
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • CSX Railroad
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Humana
      • Principal Financial Group
      • Tricare
      • UnitedHealthCare
      • Virginia Health Network

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      5 based on 14 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Thorn's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Bariatric Medicine
      • Nuclear Cardiology
      • Preventive Cardiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Cardiovascular Diseases
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Dyslipidemia
      • Family History of Heart Disease
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Palpitations
      • High Cholesterol
      • High Triglycerides
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart Disease
      • Hypotension
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Low HDL Cholesterol
      • Metabolic Syndrome
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Obesity
      • Overweight
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Septal Defect
      • Syncope
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ankle–Brachial Index Test
      • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
      • Body Composition Measurement
      • Body Fat Analysis
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
      • Echocardiography
      • Holter Monitoring
      • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Arterial Disease
      • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
      • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
      • Nuclear Stress Testing
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Pacemaker Monitoring
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
      • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
      • Stress Echocardiogram
      • Stress Test
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
      • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
      • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
      • Weight Loss Management
      • Weight Maintenance

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

        No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        Johns Hopkins

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        Johns Hopkins Hospital

        Completed in 2004

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University MD Hospital

        Completed in 2007

      • Undergraduate School
        Duke University

        Graduated in 1996

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Thorn's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Thorn's Office & Staff

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      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Thorn's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Thorn is a non-invasive cardiologist with an interest in prevention, wellness, and weight loss. Real food based nutrition, physical fitness, and balanced lifestyle are the cornerstones of cardiovascular prevention. Through healthy living combined with strategic and appropriate use of diagnostic technology, medications, and more invasive procedures, he helps his patients achieve optimal cardiovascular health.

      Dr. Thorn is currently accepting patients in both his cardiology practice as well as his Metabolic Health & Weight Management program.

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      Dr. Thorn says...

      Dr. Thorn is board certified in cardiology, internal medicine, nuclear cardiology, and obesity medicine. In the Spring of 2012, he founded the Center for Cardio-metabolic Health and Weight Loss, an intensive, medically supervised program of nutritional rehabilitation. He has continued a similar program with Virginia Hospital Center.